Florida education news: School management, uniforms, prone restraint and more
WHO'S IN CHARGE? Pinellas superintendent Julie Janssen has said she's all about decentralized management, but the Pinellas Education Foundation questions her dedication to the method.
HILLSBOROUGH SCHOOL BOARD: Outspoken incumbent April Griffin faces a challenge from more soft-spoken Sally A. Harris in the race for at-large District 6.
WHAT NOT TO WEAR: School uniforms would have a positive effect on Pinellas schools, columnist Bill Maxwell writes.
WORKING FOR A SHARE: Broward school leaders craft their Race to the Top plans, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
ELECTED VS. APPOINTED: Martin County activists debate the pros and cons of moving to an appointed school superintendent, the Stuart News reports.
CLASS SIZE SCRAMBLE: Orange schools put the finishing touches on complying with the 2002 class size amendment classroom by classroom, with frustration abound, the Orlando Sentinel reports. • The debate over whether to relax the class size rules gets hot as the date for voters to decide nears, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
THE 'UNSEEN VICTIMS': Manatee schools work with a steady but big population of homeless students, the Bradenton Herald reports.
'CLASSIC BULLYING': Two Volusia students face charges over their bullying of a classmate, and their teacher faces an investigation over whether he was properly supervising the class, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.